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Carbon Black and IBM Security deliver increased visibility for SOCs to accelerate incident response

Carbon Black, the specialist in next generation endpoint security, has announced an expansion of its collaboration with IBM Security via further integrations between their respective portfolios of cyber security tools. The new integration will connect customers that leverage both...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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World’s first cyber insurance policy comparison engine launched by STORM Guidance

The world’s first cyber insurance comparison engine has been launched to allow UK brokers and other professionals involved in this market to rapidly compare and analyse the wide range of policies available. Created by cyber risk and incident response specialist STOR...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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Barclays assists in delivering skills boost with Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

On the weekend of 7-8 October, the Barclays and Cabinet Office-backed security initiative Cyber Security Challenge UK hosted an immersive competition designed to test the skills of 30 cyber enthusiasts. The competition required contestants to adopt the role of interns at a...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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National Cyber Security Centre prevents “thousands of attacks” in first 12 months of operations

A 44-page report marking the first anniversary of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has shone light on the vital work the organisation has already conducted to make the UK a safe place in the online world. The NCSC, which is part of GCHQ*, brought together elements of its...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017
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Government moves to tighten the law in bid to target terrorists’ use of the Internet

Counter-terrorism laws are to be updated to keep pace with modern online behaviour and address the issue of online radicalisation, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced. The Government intends to change the law such that those individuals who repeatedly view terrorist content...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017
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Majority of UK IT professionals “not confident” in their company’s ability to prevent data breaches

Professionals working in IT are marking their companies down when it comes to their ability to prevent, detect and manage the consequences of a data breach. That’s according to a detailed study on the impact of data breaches commissioned by Centrify and conducted by The...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017
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Cyber Security Challenge UK launches charitable foundation to boost accessibility and diversity in cyber realm

Cyber Security Challenge UK has launched a new charity, designated the Cyber Challenge Foundation, which aims to support accessibility and diversity in cyber security, with an emphasis on supporting those from a disadvantaged background. Launched in memory of Cyber Security...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017
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WatchGuard’s Internet Security Report pinpoints cyber criminals focused on credential theft

Criminal tactics used to access user credentials are growing in prevalence and sophistication. That’s according to the findings of WatchGuard’s latest quarterly Internet Security Report, which explores computer and network security threats affecting SMBs and distributed...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017
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Europol’s EC3 and Trend Micro partner in bid to protect finance sector from ATM malware

Europol’s European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3) and Trend Micro, a global leader in cyber security solutions, have released a comprehensive joint report on the current state of ATM malware. ‘Cashing in on ATM Malware’ details both physical and network-based malware...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017
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“Untrained and neglected IT staff increasing cyber security skills gap” warns (ISC)²

A survey of 3,300 IT professionals conducted by (ISC)² has revealed that widespread underfunding in training in-house IT talent is contributing towards the critical cyber security skills gap. The report shows that businesses are exposing themselves to cyber threats by ignoring...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017